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University of Geneva - Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences (SES)

Faculté des sciences économiques et sociales (SES) de l'Université de Genève Uni Mail 40 boulevard du Pont d'Arve CH-1211 Geneva 4

Tel: 
(+41 22) 379 81 11
Fax: 
(+41 22) 379 99 19
Contact: 

Faculty Secretariat, Uni Mail, 3rd floor, bureau 3287A, Tel: (+41 22) 379 80 16/17/18/19

Description

The SES brings together the faculties of the social and economic science departments at the University of Geneva to tackle issues using an interdisplinary approach. It awards the Swiss 'Licence', 'Diplôme d'Etudes Avancées/Supérieures' and 'Doctorat'. It also provides continuing education.

Organization: 
Academic institutions
Established: 
1915
Staff: 
approximately 300, including professors, research assistants and other staff
Chief/Director: 
Dean: Pierre Allan
Activities: 

Along with their teaching duties, faculty members study social structures, political processes, economic mechanisms, and the economic and social impacts of commerce and industry. SES's main sections are:

  • Section des hautes études commerciales, for business studies;
  • Section des sciences économiques, for the study of economics and econometrics;
  • Section des sciences sociales, which includes political science, sociology, geography and economic history.
Cooperation: 

Participants in the Faculty’s seminars and colloquiums include members of both the local and the international community who are interested in social and economic issues.

Publications: 

See the website.

Keywords: 
law
poverty
production
economic instruments
education